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Back when I was a kid, my family lived on Potrero Hill, but my sister, brother and I all had a kind of dual San Francisco citizenship. We were Mission kids, too.   We walked a dozen blocks every day down 24th Street to St. Peter's Catholic School on Florida Street. It was another world, then. The Mission was blue-collar, and almost all the k...

Museo Italo Americano - Fort Mason Center - 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123 - Thursday, November 19, 2015 7:30pm - Phone: (415) 673-2200 - E-mail: sfmuseo@sbcglobal.net   Illustrated lecture by Roberto Pieraccini, a scientist, a technologist, and the author of "The Voice in the Machine". Mr. Pier...

As a member of the BAIA board I felt that I should visit the new campus of the Italian International School at 735 Fell Street in San Francisco, CA. After all, BAIA represents and serves Italian entrepreneurs, executives and professionals working in the Bay Area.   Many of them have young kids or are thinking about starting a family. Last Th...

by Mauro Battocchi   La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco, the Bay's premier pre-K though 8th grade international Italian school, is set to hold their annual fundraiser gala called "La Dolce Vita" on March 14th at the Regency Center on 1270 Sutton Street in San Francisco.   Last year, over 400 people attended to show their suppor...

by Mauro Battocchi   "Italian Matters Because..." engaged an appreciate audience earlier this month when professors, lecturers and technologists came together and encouraged attendees to deepen their appreciation of la dolce lingua as means to change life and career. Held at at the Museo Italo-Americano, the afternoon included language mini-...

The University of California, Los Angeles, invites applications for an Assistant Professorship in Italian literature and culture, beginning July 1, 2014. Broad scholarly specialization will range from Dante and the European Humanist tradition to the 17th century. The successful candidate will be a committed and published scholar, with PhD in hand,...

by Catherine Accardi & Dr. Lisa Pieraccini On May 6, 2015, UC Berkeley's ambitious plan to establish a Center for the Study of Ancient Italy was officially launched with a reception at the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco. It was a well attended event with supporting remarks from Italy's own representative, Mauro Battocchi, the...

Il 27 Ottobre l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Los Angeles ha ospitato il seminario "New Audiences for Italian: Italian for Spanish Speakers through Intercomprehension", sull'insegnamento della lingua italiana agli ispanofoni attraverso l'intercomprensione. Durante il workshop, organizzato dal Consolato Generale in collaborazione con la California...

by Robert Gallo A visit to San Diego's Italian Cultural Center, San Diego State University and Online Italian language programs will reveal that the typical grammar and memorization of language has taken a turn toward teaching more practical aspects of using the Italian language.   "The Italian Cultural Center (ICC) is not just a school, we...

THURSDAY, May 14, 7:00 - 8:00 PM Chapman University - Beckman Hall- Fourth Floor, Patio Free and Open to all who want to improve their language skills, learn about the Italian culture, speak with native speakers, and socialize with members of the local community and students!   For more information contact Dr. Fede...

Mettersi continuamente alla prova, cercare nuovi stimoli in giro per il mondo senza mai dimenticare il proprio Paese d'origine. Valentina Cantori, milanese classe 1989, ha iniziato a viaggiare a 18 anni e da allora non si è più fermata, aggiungendo nuove tappe al suo percorso personale e lavorativo. Un viaggio che dura una vita e che l'ha port...

The Order Sons of Italy in America Weed Lodge #1269 scholarship application is now available for high school seniors planning to graduate this spring and enroll in college or trade school in the fall of 2015.    Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school credit courses through seven consecutive semesters, and have a paren...